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Fish Processors Put Profits Over People in Push to Open Fishery

Apr 3, 2020

Fish Processors Put Profits Over People in Push to Open Fishery April 3, 2020 Fish harvesters and plant workers are

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FFAW Speaks with DFO Minister Jordan

Apr 2, 2020

Today FFAW President Keith Sullivan and Secretary Treasurer David Decker spoke with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans

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Crab Fishery Postponed in Light of COVID-19 Concerns

Mar 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 This evening,  the elected snow crab committee members have made the decision to recommend that DFO postpone

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MEDIA RELEASE: Stock Assessment for Capelin Fails to Capture Important Data on Seal Predation

Mar 25, 2020

Harvesters remain concerned that biomass measured in the spring acoustic survey may not reflect what is seen in the fishery.

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March 24, 2020 – Update for Harvesters on COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020

Dear Members, We understand the stress that every member is feeling at this time. This is unprecedented on many levels.

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COVID-19 Update – March 21, 2020

Mar 21, 2020

Update for Members March 21, 2020 As the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve day by day, we

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How to Apply for COVID-19 Related EI and Funding

Mar 20, 2020

Click here for information on how to apply for COVID-19 related Employment Insurance and Funding.  For more information on the

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Update for Workers Affected by COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020

We understand the stress that every member is feeling at this time. This is unprecedented on many levels. Like so

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Letter to FFAW Members on COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 Dear Members, As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, we want you to know that your union

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FFAW Raises Alarm on Proposed Sale of Quinlan Brothers Ltd.

Mar 14, 2020

“FFAW-Unifor has long asserted that the federal and provincial governments must enforce the owner-operator and fleet separation policies to protect the inshore fishery and our coastal communities. We raised this concern in 2016 when Royal Greenland purchased Quin-Sea and our concerns were not heard. This time we have explicit evidence of Quinlan’s involvement in controlling agreement and this needs to be fully investigated before a processing license can be transferred,” says Sullivan. 

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